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on the budget. >> reporter: president obama sent his 2012 budget to congress, and big cuts are on the table. the white house directer said the plan has tough choices but republicans are saying it doesn't go far enough. michael hersenburg with more. >> reporter: president obama will unvail his budget plan today that will slash $12 trillion from the budget over the years. >> this budget asks washington to live win its needs. >> reporter: they will freeze domestic programs for 10 years. pell grants will also be cut. they provide loans to students. it would be used to keep the maximum college financial aid award at $5,550. >> we are not going to be able to do this painlessly. >> reporter: not only do they want deeper cuts in the budget, they are nighting for up to $100 billion in savings in the current budget. >> there's no limit to the amount of money our members want to cut. >> reporter: the republicans will introduce their own budget cut that will eliminate 60 programs and eliminate hundreds of others. >> the current lesson funning the government expires next month. if lawmakers can not agre
illustrated" swimsuit issue coming up. >> some of the key components of president obama's new budget plan. a quick cheskt traffic now. monika? >> we'll take a live look. 395 duke street, you can see volume but all lanes are open. i'll update you on an accident in springfield at 5:30. you're watching 9news now. stay with us. . >>> welcome back to 9news now. i'm andrea roane. >> i'm mike hydeck. thank you for joining us. monika will have traffic in a moment in for angie. weather first, mr. bernstein, how are you, sir? >> good news, bad news sort of day. the winds are diminishing. bad news is it won't be 70 again. the winds will be coming down later on this afternoon. later on this morning, we'll start to see the winds tail off. still gusty early. here is a look at the day planner today. we've got temperatures a lot colder than yesterday at this time. by 9:00, still low to mid-30s with a wind chills in the 20s. noon, upper 30s to near 40. by 5:43 topping out at 45, 46 for the highs today. look at the winds gusting at andrew's air force base. i think by mid to late morning, the wind situation
. president obama speaking on fox news yesterday. >> egypt is not going to go back to what it was. the egyptian people want freedom, they want free and fair elections, they want representative government, responsive government. what we said is you have to start a transition now. mubarak decided he is not running for reelection. his term is up. what we said is let's make sure you get all the groups together in egypt, let the egyptian people make a determination. >> president obama says he doesn't know if mubarak will resign before his term limit ends in september. >> what was discussed in the meetings with he equipment vice president? >> -- egypt's vice president. >> one was freedom of speech. others was fair elections and releasing the detained prisoners who were protesting and had been protesting in the last two weeks. mike? >> thank you. she is live outside the egyptian embassy in northwest. >>> while you slept, many green bay fans have been celebrating. >> that's right. the packers faithful had to wait until the end. green bay fending off the last drive by the steelers then th
covering the on-going situation in egypt. >> the obama administration is reportedly talking now to the egyptian government about having mubarak leave before the september elections like mubarak is planning. mubarak says if he steps down, the country could descend further into chaos. >> supporters and opponents of president mubarak are making their voices heard in washington. some who favor his leadership chanted their views outside the egyptian embassy. they were confronted by a man whose nephew was killed this week in cairo. the state department, they urged diplomats to pressure mubarak into resigning immediately. >> arlington county fire marshals see fireworks being set off inside a falls church building. a fire alarm was tripped at the eaton shopping center where people were holding new year's celebrations. when firefighters arrived, they went store to store and found enough fireworks to fill a 44 gallon trash can. it is not only illegal to set them off inside but the kind of fireworks being used are illegal altogether in the state of virginia. >>> time for your money report
the recognition of same sex marriage. now though, president obama and the attorney general say they've decided they cannot defend the constitutionality of that law. >> the president's position on the defensive marriage act has been consistent. he's long opposed it. as unnecessary and unfair. >> now, some democrats in congress already applauding this move. however, house speaker john boehner, a republican, is questioning the timing. saying americans want washington focused on creating jobs and cutting spending instead. >>> while you slept, rescuers in new zealand have found more bodies in the rubble in christchurch. >> they put the deathle to at 98 with more than 200 people still missing. rescuers are making heart wrenching decisions, abandoning work at sites with no sign of life to concentrate on the spot where is they believe there might be survivors. thousands of buildings were damaged or destroyed. >>> the u.s. and the european union are now threatening libyan leader muammar gadhafi with sanctions over his violent crackdown on antigovernment protestors. while gadhafi supporters took to the
budget. >> not easy to do. after spending much of the day in meetings on sunday president obama hosted the governors for a dinner at the white house last night. many of his guests were republicans who are actively seeking to overturn some of the white house policies like federal health care reform. >>> a dc police officer suffered serious injuries overnight when he was struck by a car on the key bridge. police tell "9news now" the police officer responded to an accident on the bridge involving a motorcycle. he had gotten out of his patrol car when another car hit him but that driver did stay at the scene. we're told while the officer's injuries are serious he is expected to recover. >>> this morning there's a new too many officials -- tool officials can use to help them respond to major traffic problems, in the dc area. surai has more. >> reporter: yeah, it's a mouthful, metropolitan transportation operation coordination developed after 9/11. the horrific events really showed the inned a wassies of being able to communicate with first responders. we havetarian hutchinson -- mr. hutchin
with the protesting teachers by leaving the state. that story is coming up. >> president obama is waking up on the west coast this morning. we'll explain. it is 7 after the hour. >> it is going to be another spring-like day. enjoy while it is around. we have colder air around the corner. 55 degrees or so. maybe upper 50s here at 9:00. well into the 60s by lunchtime. with a minimum of sun and clouds. highs today, 68 to 47. 68 degrees. as i said, a cooldown is coming. more on that in just a few minutes. monika has the latest timesaver traffic. >> good morning. if you're planning to head southbound on the bw parkway, we'll fly down from basically baltimore all the way to greenbelt. your lanes are open and nice ride to the beltway this morning. we'll take a look at virginia roads next time around at 5:17. mike, back to you. >>> thank you, monika. making news at 5:09, police in colorado are investigating a horrific crash where an suv wound up on top of a pickup truck. >> five people in the pickup died. police say the suv, a ford expedition was seen driving erratically before it struck another ve
. president obama awarded him the medal of honor. he risked enemy fire to save two fellow soldiers in afghanistan. now, he plans to move his family to colorado and go to college on the g.i. bill. >>> maryland state delegate susan lee introduced a bill to place a statue of harriet tubman at statutory hall. she was born into slavery in dorchester county. she went on to lead many slaves to freedom as part of the underground railroad. during the civil war, she served as a union spy and an army nurse. after the war, she fought for woman's votes rights. if approved, she would only be the ninth woman honored at statutory hall. >> a woman tells a story after a self-exam led her to seek early and successful treatment for breast cancer. >> the first lady announces her husband has made a healthy lifestyle change. we'll tell you what it is after this. úú7ú >> little chilly outside. >> a lot chilly! >> i was on the weather terrace for a moment or two. >> you got any furniture on your deck outside? >> the umbrella is gone from the last snowstorm. >> might be scattered in the neighbor's yard.
the government's imposed curfew yet again. >> the obama administration didn't seem impressed either. monday, white house press secretary robert gibbs dismissed his cabinet shake-up. >> this is not about appointments, this is about actions. that's what i think people here and people around the world need to see. >> the obama administration has sent a special envoy. frank wisener is there to meet with officials including mu, bar. >> i've been there. they're some of the most wonderful people. they're just tired of being treated horrible. >> the u.s. state department has evacuated more than 1200 americans so far and expects to fly out roughly 1400 more in the coming days. terrell brown, cbs news, washington. >>> the northern half of the country isn't the only place getting snow. so are some states that border mexico. plus, the library of congress takes possession of one of the rarest maps in north america. >> live from new york, it's tuesday morning. >> ok, it's not live but we're not at the anchor desk and there is a pretty darn good reason. we'll tell you why, coming up. [ male announcer ] fr
government could be shut down a week from now. in advance of that, today president obama is meeting with martin o'malley and other democratic governors to focus on the economy. specifically, how to coordinate federal and state efforts to create new jobs. >>> okay, 5:34. time now for another your money report this morning. >> and jess coo doyle is here -- jessica doyle is back. >> so nosey. so nosey. ever since the recession began. believe it or not, people are showing up on time at work. at least a little bit more. a new survey out from the partiers at career builder. it shows 15% of workers say they arrive late to work, but that's down from 20% in 2008 and there are lots of excuses being given. the top one though? traffic given by 30% of people responding, that was followed by lack of sleep at 9%. 9% blamed bad weather and 8% said they had trouble with the kids. my personal fifths? a hive of -- favorites? one person said she was attacked by her cat. in the meantime, fannie mae and freddie mac reported smaller losses, but they're asking you for more money. they lost just under $4 bi
roads at 5:24. >>> president obama is promoting the white house's new americas great outdoors initiative. >> with the administration encouraging america to enjoy public lands, he has a little explaining to do about the location of the press conference. >> it is worth noting that the white house is actually inside an 82-acre national park. including an area once found to have the densest squirrel population known to scientist. known to science. this is true. >> who knew. >> the initiative goals also include improving the environment and job creation. >>> the hoyas month-long winning streak is over. >> the capitals three-game losing streak is over. after one star ends his scoring drought in a major way. >> highlights next in sports! >> just before we head to break, it is time to take another look at the question of the morning. >> a recent survey suggests most women take four times as long doing this on a monday as they do on a friday. is it a, getting dressed? b, doing their hair? or c, putting on makeup? >> here's one of the responses from our facebook page. tina says c, after partying
going until mubarak leave office. after the announcement. president obama held a late night meeting with his national security team. >>> it is still not too late to get your flu shot. that's the point doctors in virginia are trying to drive home because two children have died recently from flu-related illnesses. and one of them was in northern virginia. virginia's flu season typically runs through the end of march and the doctors say there's plenty of vaccines still available. >>> improving a $72 million budget shortfall has metro board members leaving every cost cutting option on the table. so far, the most controversial idea would close the rail system at midnight on weekends. the system currently runs until 3:00 a.m. on friday and saturday nights. bars, nightclubs and restaurants say the proposal is a business killer. >>> 5:05, time now for the latest your money report of the morning. >> and jessica doyle is here. good morning. >> reporter: the winning streak is over, we had eight good days, who knows? maybe start a new one in morning. after eight straight days of gains, weak ear
pushed it through the house but as expected, the effort to repeal president obama's healthcare reform prevailed. it needed 60 votes to pass. >>> time for the latest your money report in the morning. >> time to check out wall street. >> good morning, guys. if you want the economy, reports are due out on weekly jobless claims. fourth quarter productivity, december factory orders, a service sector index and retailers reports january sales numbers. getting all of that down. checking the markets for you, the dow stands at a new two and a half year high this morning. 12,042 added two points in trading yesterday. mix showing elsewhere though. the nasdaq was down one and the s&p 500 was off by about 3 and a half points. news corp. says the second quarter net income more than doubled thanks to ad growth at its cable channel such as fox news and recovery of its broadcast tv segment. but it is my space division saw deeper losses. news corp. said the company is thinking of spinning off myspace.com since it is having trouble competing with facebook. >> tired of having the thick phone books deliver
from unions. >> president obama has called to congratulate his old chief of staff, rahm emanuel will be the next mayor of chicago after winning yesterday's election over four opponents. manuel quit his white house job last october to run for mayor. >>> here's an interesting fashion idea. boyfriend jeans may be popular with women but girlfriend jeans for men? >> sounds weird. >> i don't understand any of this. maybe we'll learn about it at 5:35. >> a look at the nats first full day of spring training. howard previews our next precipitation event. you're watching 9news now. >>> good morning if you're just waking up. mr. bernstein, we actually have a few closings and delays. you see them at the bottom of the screen. i was surprised by that. >> out west, they have a lot more snow in the mountains of west virginia. we had less than an inch here in the metro with two, three inches up in upper montgomery, parts of northern loudoun county. out west, that's where the two hour delays are in west virginia. and also i believe shenandoah county in virginia. all scrolling at the bottom of the
now instead of in september. president obama is calling for the egyptian government to ensure an orderly transition of power. >>> we're going to answer our question of the day when we come back. >> plus, a preview of some of the commercials making their debut this sunday during the super bowl. [ son ] my parents always lived in the states, until my dad transferred to istanbul. they settled in quickly, found their local deli, a few shortcuts and a neighborhood hangout. but there's one thing they miss... the seventh-inning stretch. so citi helped me use my thankyou points to give them something special. their old seats: 5 and 6, row c. [ male announcer ] use citi thankyou points for almost anything. and earn them fast with the new citi thankyou preferred card. what's your story? citi can help you write it. get selsun blue for itchy dry scalp. strong itch-fighters target scalp itch while 5 moisturizers leave hair healthy. selsun blue. got a clue? get the blue. >>> a couple of school delays for you. clark county, virginia. garrett county, maryland. two hours late today. our future
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